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Workshop 1: Keeping children and young people safe from Criminal Exploitation – A Suffolk Picture

If after accessing these resources you would like the opportunity to participate in an online, interactive, facilitated group discussion on this subject please register your interest. We will arrange a date based on demand and contact you by email with further details.Opens a external web page

Introduction

Introduction to Keeping children and young people safe from criminal exploitation: A Suffolk picture from Claire Prosser, Resilient Communities Officer, Localities and Partnerships Team, Suffolk County Council. Click on the image below.

This video also has audio content, please also listen to it to get the most from it

Accompanying resources for the presentation are in the section below.

What is Child Criminal Exploitation (CCE)

The Children's Society: Stages of criminal exploitation – a videoOpens a external web page
The Children's Society: Spot the signs of criminal exploitation – a videoOpens a external web page
The Children's Society: County Lines and criminal exploitation – a videoOpens a external web page
Talking Change: Child criminal exploitation and 'County Lines' – a podcastOpens a external web page
So what is 'grooming'? A short film by Paul Mckenzie Opens a external web page
Junior Smart OBE: VideosOpens a external web page

Videos include: 5 BIG questions for parents/ care givers who are worried about their young people and gangs, Recognising and responding to Serious Youth and Group Violence, Managing Challenging Behaviour and Conflict and Recognising and responding to Sexual Exploitation

Social Media and exploitation

The Children's Society: Online exploitation and staying safe onlineOpens a external web page
The Children's Society: Signs of online exploitationOpens a external web page
BBC news item: Coronavirus: Lockdown could bring hope for drugs gang teensOpens a external web page
‘Youth Violence in 2019: Whats the Drill?’
Craig Pinkney, Criminologist, University College Birmingham delivers a powerful keynote at the LGFL DigiSafe Conference 2019 in London
National Crime Agency: Money Mules – Don't be fooledOpens a external web page

If you have concerns organisations you can contact include:

Suffolk Safeguarding Partnership: Reporting safeguarding concerns Opens a external web page
Suffolk Constabulary: You can report a number of non-urgent crimes including theft, retail theft, criminal damage, hate crime, anti-social behaviour, traffic collisionsOpens a external web page
Crimestoppers: Anonymous 24/7 phone number that people can call to pass on information about crime; alternatively people can send information anonymously via the Giving Information FormOpens a external web page
Fearless.org: secure online form to give us any information about crime 100% anonymously. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week – 365 days a year Opens a external web page
Suffolk Safeguarding Partnership:: Gangs, criminal exploitation and county linesOpens a external web page
The Children's Society: Guidance for parents/carers if you worried about your child being criminally exploitedOpens a external web page
Family Lives: Confidential helpline and supportOpens a external web page

Want to know more about keeping yourself and others safe from scams? Additional Resources section

Coronavirus & Child Criminal Exploitation Articles

Crimestoppers: An overview of County Lines. Combatting the exploitation of children and vulnerable people by criminal gangsOpens a external web page
National Crime Agency predicts rise in online child sexual abuse during coronavirus pandemic Opens a external web page
NSPCC warns abusers will exploit shortage of moderators and children spending more time on internet Opens a external web page
At-risk children could be exposed to exploitation by county lines drug gangs when schools close, experts and teachers fear Opens a external web page
Gangs still forcing children into 'county lines' drug traffickingOpens a external web page
Dealers are using supermarket car parks to deliver drugs during the coronavirus lockdown, it has been claimed Opens a external web page

Other resources for working with children/ young people

NYA resources for Youth Workers (not all Covid related)Opens a external web page
NYA resources for Young PeopleOpens a external web page
NYA Resources for organisationsOpens a external web page

Participation opportunity

If you would like the opportunity to participate in an online, interactive, facilitated group discussion on this subject please register your interest using the link here or at the top of the page.

We will arrange a date based on demand and contact you by email with further details.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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